Data modeling applications in space science and astronomy

Jaenisch, Holger Marcel (2009) Data modeling applications in space science and astronomy. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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This Portfolio Thesis introduces seventeen scientific and technical papers that present unique numerical and analytical algorithms that can be applied to any type of data and imagery, independent of scene content, but are developed and illustrated here in the context of astronomy and space sciences. Specifically, application to autonomous remote vehicles for exploration is developed as a unique enabling technology. For each paper, I present its significance to a hypothetical autonomous rover mission as an example of how the new algorithms might find utility.

Item ID: 12151
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: fractal, noise, 1/f, inverse fractal modeling, VV&A, equivalence, consistency, transfer function modeling, UAV, differential equations, data mining, virtual observatory, exo-planets, photometrics, stellar spectra modeling, video-based adaptive optics, astronomy, deep-sky, image modeling, noise modeling, Messier classification, video/software adaptive optics, stellar spectra classification, UAV, UMV, deep space probes, OC-48, OC-192, fractal conversion, FPGA, WEBDAV, SLAMMER, RED PROBE, space vehicles, autonomous remote vehicles, fractal algorithms, fractal compression, deep sky objects, stellar classification, data modeling, image technologies
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Publications arising from this thesis are available from the Related URLs field. The publications are:

Handley, James, Jaenisch, Holger, Lim, Albert, White, Graeme, Hons, Alex, Filipovic, Miroslav, and Edwards, Matthew (2004) Data modeling of deep-sky images. Proceedings of SPIE: Modeling and Systems Engineering for Astronomy . SPIE Modeling and Systems Engineering for Astronomy , 24-25 June 2004, Glasgow, Scotland, UK , pp. 449-460.

Lim, Albert, Jaenisch, Holger, Handley, James, Filipovic, Miroslav, White, Graeme, Hons, Alex, Berrevoets, Cor, Deragopian, Gary, Payne, Jeffrey, Schneider, Mark, and Edwards, Matthew (2004) Image resolution and performance analysis of webcams for ground-based astronomy. Proceedings of SPIE: Ground-based Telescopes. Ground-based Telescopes , 21-25 June 2004, Glasgow, Scotland, UK , pp. 1152-1163.

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Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 23:06
FoR Codes: 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0205 Optical Physics > 020504 Photonics, Optoelectronics and Optical Communications @ 50%
02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020102 Astronomical and Space Instrumentation @ 50%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 100%
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